There are 11 ways to get from Perth to Belfast by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$77 - $89

Cheapest option

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD

$51 - $190

9 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry via Ayr  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$89 - $98

Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$71 - $84

Bus, car ferry via Dunfermline, Bus Station  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Dunfermline, Bus Station 56 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X27 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$83 - $91

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Perth to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$70 - $83

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS

$64 - $164

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$61 - $168

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$69 - $152

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Belfast City (BHD) ABZ - BHD

$89 - $293

Train to Inverness, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Belfast City (BHD) INV - BHD

$77 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Perth to Belfast is to drive and car ferry which costs £50 - £65 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Belfast is to train and fly which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Perth and Belfast is 159 miles.

The best way to get from Perth to Belfast without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 7 h 40 min and costs £55 - £70.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Perth to Belfast, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 524+ hotels available in Belfast. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 158.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Perth, Scotland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Perth to Belfast. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the walk to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Perth to Belfast via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr Railway Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Cairnryan in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Inverness to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Perth to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Perth to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
LNER
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Dunfermline, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$171

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